Jan 022014
 

One Day International Cricket Quiz Questions

Wasim Akram

Wasim Akram (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Which player has maximum number of one day ducks?
a. Wasim Akram
b. Romesh Kaluwitharana
c. Inzamam-ul-Haq
d. Sanath Jayasuriya

2. Which player has scored the fastest century?
a. Shahid Afridi
b. Mark Boucher
c. Brian Lara
d. Corey Anderson

3. Who is having the best one day bowling figures?
a. Muttiah Muralitharan
b. Anil Kumble
c. Chaminda Vaas
d. Glenn McGrath

4. Who was the first player to score a One Day International century?
a. Dennis Amiss
b. Derek Randall
c. Don Bradman
d. Mike Denniss

5. When did South Africa made its One Day International debut?
a. 1971
b. 1991
c. 1994
d. 1980

6. In which year did India make its One Day International debut?
a. 1971
b. 1974
c. 1973
d. 1975

7. Who hit the winning runs in India’s famous NatWest final victory against England in 2002?
a. Zaheer Khan
b. Harbhajan Singh
c. Mohammed Kaif
d. Yuvaraj Singh

8. How many matches did it take for Sachin Tendulkar to score his first one day hundred?
a. 74
b. 79
c. 94
d. 84

9. Against which team did India win its first One Day International match?
a. England
b. Pakistan
c. South Africa
d. East Africa

10. How many one day wickets did Kapil Dev capture?
a. 253
b. 256
c. 261
d. 157

11. Who topped the batting averages for England in the 2003 World Cup?
a. Alec Steward
b. Paul Collingwood
c. Nasser Hussain
d. Michael Vaughan

12. Who won “Man of the Tournament” award in the 1992 World Cup?
a. Javed Miandad
b. Ian Botham
c. David Boon
d. Martin Crowe

13. Who was Sri Lanka’s first one day captain?
a. Sidhath Wetimunny
b. Anura Tennekoon
c. Bandula Warnapoora
d. Romesh Ratnayake

14. What is Brian Lara’s highest one day score and against which team did he make it?
a. 171 against Sri Lanka
b. 169 against Sri Lanka
c. 169 against England
d. 155 against India

15. Which team did Sri Lanka dismiss for the lowest one day total ever?
a. Canada
b. Zimbabwe
c. Ireland
d. Pakistan

16. Name the umpire who has officiated in both the cricket and football World Cups?
a. Steve Bucknor
b. Steve Jarman
c. David Sheppard
d. Kevin Jackson

17. How old was Imran Khan when Pakistan won the World Cup?
a. 39
b. 40
c. 35
d. 42

18. Who was the first bowler to pick a one day hat-trick?
a. Chetan Sharma
b. Jalal-ud-din
c. Bruce Reid
d. Wasim Akram

19. Who with 20 wickets was the top bowler of the 1999 World Cup?
a. Chris Harris
b. Geoff Allot
c. Shane Warne
d.  Both b and c

20. Sachin Tendulkar has a record for highest One Day International Man of the Match awards. How many times he has won it?
a. 59
b. 64
c. 62
d. 52

21. Who holds the record for most One Day International wickets?
a. Shane Warne
b. Kapil Dev
c. Wasim Akram
d. Muttiah Muralitharan

22. Who holds the record for most dismissals?
a. Ian Healy
b. Kumar Sangakkara
c. Adam Gilchrist
d. Mark Boucher

23. Who holds the record for most nineties in career
a. Aravinda de Silva
b. Nathan Astle
c. Sachin Tendulkar
d. Mohammad Azharuddin

24. Who holds the record for most catches in career (non wicket keeper)?
a. Mohammad Azharuddin
b. Allan Border
c. Rahul Dravid
d. Mahela Jayawardene

25. Which was the 1st non Test playing country to beat India in an international match?
a. East Africa
b. Canada
c. Sri Lanka
d. Zimbabwe

One Day International Cricket Quiz Questions with Answers

1. Which player has maximum number of one day ducks?
d. Sanath Jayasuriya

Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) 34
Wasim Akram (Pakistan) 28
Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) 26
Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka) 25
Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka) 25
Romesh Kaluwitharana (Sri Lanka) 24
Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka) 24
Daniel Vettori (New Zealand) 22
Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa) 22

2. Which player has scored the fastest century?
d. Corey Anderson

36 balls: New Zealand’s Corey Anderson vs West Indies, 2014.
37 balls: Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi vs Sri Lanka, 1996. He completed his century in 37 balls against Sri Lanka in Nairobi, kenya
He is the youngest player to make a ODI century at just 16 years and 217 days.
44 balls: South Africa’s Mark Boucher vs Zimbabwe, 2006.
45 balls: West Indies’ Brian Lara vs Bangladesh, 1999.
45 balls: Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi vs India, 2005.
48 balls: Sri Lanka’s Sanath Jayasuriya vs Pakistan, 1996.
51 balls: New Zealand’s Jesse Ryder vs West Indies.
52 balls: India’s Virat Kohli vs Australia, 2013.

3. Who is having the best one day bowling figures?
c. Chaminda Vaas

8 for 19 runs Chaminda Vaas (SL) Vs Zimbabwe
7 for 15 runs Glenn McGrath (AUS) Vs Namibia
7 for 20 runs Andy Bichel (AUS) Vs England

4. Who was the first player to score a One Day International century?
a. Dennis Amiss
English batsman Dennis Amiss made the first one-day international century against Australia in 1972 in the second ODI in history. His 103 came from 134 balls with nine fours as England cruised to victory with six overs to spare.

5. When did South Africa make its One Day International debut?
b. 1991

6. In which year did India make its One Day International debut?
b. 1974

7. Who hit the winning runs in India’s famous NatWest final victory against England in 2002?
a. Zaheer Khan

8. How many matches did it take for Sachin Tendulkar to score his first one day hundred?
b. 79

His first ODI century came on September 9, 1994 against Australia in Sri Lanka at Colombo. ODI No. 924

9. Against which team did India win its first One Day International match?
d. East Africa

10. How many one day wickets did Kapil Dev capture?
a. 253

11. Who topped the batting averages for England in the 2003 World Cup?
b. Paul Collingwood

12. Who won the “Man of the Tournament” award in the 1992 World Cup?
d. Martin Crowe

13. Who was Sri Lanka’s first one day captain?
b. Anura Tennekoon

14. What is Brian Lara’s highest one day score and against which team did he make it?
b. 169 against Sri Lanka

15. Which team did Sri Lanka dismiss for the lowest one day total ever?
b. Zimbabwe (35 in 18 overs on 25 April 2004)

Second Lowest: Canada (36 in 18.4 overs on 19 February 2003)
Third Lowest: Cananda (38 in 15.4 overs on 8 December 2001)

16. Name the umpire who has officiated in both the cricket and football World Cups?
a. Steve Bucknor

17. How old was Imran Khan when Pakistan won the World Cup?
a. 39

18. Who was the first bowler to pick a one day hat-trick?
b. Jalal-ud-din

19. Who with 20 wickets was the top bowler of the 1999 World Cup?
d. Both b and c

20. Sachin Tendulkar has a record for highest One Day International Man of the Match awards. How many times he has won it?
c. 62

Sanath Jayasuriya 48
Jacques Kallis 32
Ricky Ponting 32
Vivian Richards 31
Sourav Ganguly 31

21. Who holds the record for most One Day International wickets?
d. Muttiah Muralitharan (534)

Wasim Akram (502)
Waqar Younis (416)

22. Who holds the record for most dismissals?
c. Adam Gilchrist (472 dismissals)

Mark Boucher (424)
Kumar Sangakkara (376)

23. Who holds the record for most nineties in career
b. Sachin Tendulkar – India – 18

Grant Flower – Zimbabwe – 9
Nathan Astle – New Zealand – 9
Aravinda de Silva – Sri Lanka – 9

24. Who holds the record for most catches in career (non wicket keeper)?
d. Mahela Jayawardene (190 catches)

Ricky Ponting (160 catches)
Mohammad Azharuddin (156 catches)

25. Which was the 1st non Test playing country to beat India in an international match?
c. Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka got the status of Test playing nation in 1981

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